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GISD e-News - February 6, 2015

Granbury ISD GISD e-News | Friday, February 6, 2015


Area Spelling Bee  Mambrino Math Night GMS Science Night  GHS Construction

SCENES FROM AROUND GRANBURY ISD

Elementary and middle school campus winners (left) squared off in the area spelling bee; Mambrino (center left) and GMS (center right) hosted family nights to highlight math and science; construction progresses at GHS (right).

 


ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

FEBRUARY 13 AND 16: Schools will dismiss classes early on Friday, February 13. Students will also have a holiday on Monday, February 16. On February 13, elementary and intermediate campuses will dismiss at 11:45 A.M. The middle schools, Crossland Ninth Grade Center, and Granbury High School will dismiss at 1:00 P.M. Buses will transport students home early based on this schedule. At STARS Accelerated High School, both sessions will meet in the morning and dismiss at 11:30 A.M.

 

Teachers and staff will have a workday following the student release on February 13 and then have professional development training all day on February 16.The Extended School Day program will be open until 6:00 P.M. on February 13 and will be closed on February 16.

 

UPCOMING PARENT MEETINGS: Middle schools will host important 6th and 7th grade parent meetings for 2015-16 scheduling on Tuesday, February 17 at 6:00 P.M. at AMS and GMS.

 

BOND CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS: Follow GISD bond projects at www.granburyisd.org/bond for news, important documents (timeline and financial recap), and other information related to these projects which include transforming GHS, enhancing career and technical education and fine arts programs, building a robust technology infrastructure for model classrooms, improving campus safety and security, and many other improvements.

 

Check out the GISD website for the current athletic (www.granburyisd.org/athletics) and fine arts (www.granburyisd.org/finearts) events. All athletic results are posted at www.granburyisd.org/sportsroundup.

 


NEWS ARTICLES

 

PIRATE DEBATERS SHINE AT CROSS-X DISTRICT MEET

February 6, 2015 - Cross examination debaters from Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center shined during the District 8-5A meet on January 29, 2015, at Burleson Centennial High School.Read Full Story »

 

JROTC CADETS QUALIFY FOR JUNIOR OLYMPICS

February 6, 2015 - Granbury Marine Corps JROTC cadets Cody Bogle and Hunter Dowell have qualified for this year’s Junior Olympics air rifle competition. Read Full Story »

 

GHS STUDENTS SELECTED FOR YOUTH LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

February 6, 2015 - Granbury High School students Robbie Chancellor and Kasey Ludwig have been selected to attend the Youth Leadership Conference during June and July 2015.Read Full Story »

 

SCHOOL COUNSELORS RECOGNIZED DURING NATIONAL WEEK

February 6, 2015 - “Celebrate School Counseling” is the theme of the National School Counselors’ Week, which is being celebrated February 2-6, 2015.Read Full Story »

 

OAK WOODS FIFTH GRADER WINS AREA SPELLING BEE TITLE

February 5, 2015 - Alexander Call, a fifth grader at Acton Middle School, won the Area Spelling Bee held February 5, 2015.Read Full Story »

 

RIFE SIGNS WITH SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE

February 4, 2015 - Lydia Rife, a senior on the Granbury Lady Pirate soccer team, will be continuing her education and playing career at Southwestern Oklahoma State University following her graduation from Granbury High School in May 2015. The announcement was made on February 4, 2015, in the Pirate Pavilion.Read Full Story »

 

EARLY DISMISSAL ON FEBRUARY 13, STUDENT HOLIDAY ON FEBRUARY 16

February 3, 2015 - Schools in Granbury ISD will dismiss classes early on Friday, February 13, 2015, which is the last day of the fourth six weeks grading period. Students will also have a holiday on Monday, February 16.Read Full Story »

 

GHS, CROSSLAND STUDENTS PERFORM WITH ALL-REGION BAND

February 3, 2015 - Sixteen Granbury High School Band members performed with the All-Region Bands during a concert held January 31, 2015, at GHS. Read Full Story »

 

BOSCH, FRANCIS NAMED TEACHERS OF THE MONTH

February 3, 2015 - Stephanie Bosch, assistant band director at Acton Middle School, and Suzanne Francis, a second grade teacher at Acton Elementary School, were named Granbury ISD Teachers of the Month for January 2015 in a program sponsored by Christina's Boutique & Bistro.Read Full Story »

 

GHS SWIMMERS REPEAT AS DISTRICT CHAMPS

January 30, 2015 - The Granbury Pirate swimmers repeated as district champions on January 29, 2015, at Fort Worth ISD’s Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center. Nineteen students from Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center are advancing to the regional contest.Read Full Story »

 

GHS SCHEDULES CHEERLEADER TRYOUTS

January 23, 2015 - Granbury High School has scheduled cheerleader tryouts for the 2015-16 school year.Read Full Story »

 

STOWAWAYS HOLDING TRYOUTS ON MARCH 20

January 23, 2015 - The Stowaways dance and drill at Granbury High School will be holding tryouts for the 2015-16 school year on Friday, March 20, 2015, at Crossland Ninth Grade Center.Read Full Story »

 

SCHOOL TRUSTEES APPROVE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT TO HELP WITH YMCA CONSTRUCTION

January 20, 2015 - The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees met for its regular monthly meeting on January 19, 2015, and approved an interlocal agreement with the City of Granbury that will help with the construction of the forthcoming county facility for the Hood County YMCA.Read Full Story »

 

DAR HONORS GRANBURY STUDENTS

January 19, 2015 - A Granbury High School senior and an Acton Middle School eighth grader were among area students recognized by the Elizabeth Crockett chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution during an awards presentation on January 19, 2015, at the First Presbyterian Church fellowship hall.Read Full Story »

 

RIBBON CUTTING HELD FOR COMPLETION OF CONTROLLED ENTRIES

January 14, 2015 - Granbury ISD held a ribbon cutting for the completion of a major portion of the 2013 bond initiative during a ceremony hosted by the Granbury Chamber of Commerce on January 14, 2015, at Oak Woods School.Read Full Story »

 

SIXTH AND SEVENTH GRADE PARENT MEETINGS AT MIDDLE SCHOOLS ON FEBRUARY 17

January 13, 2015 - Acton Middle School and Granbury Middle School will host meetings for parents of Granbury sixth and seventh graders on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. The students will be in seventh and eighth grade at the middle schools during the 2015-16 school year. Read Full Story »

 

STUDENT ACTIVITY BUSES TO SHOW OFF PIRATE PRIDE

January 9, 2015 - Granbury ISD teams and other student groups will be showing a lot of Pirate Pride when traveling out of town. Read Full Story »

 

GRANBURY ISD DISTRICT SCIENCE FAIRS SCHEDULED

January 5, 2015 - Granbury ISD will be hosting District Science Fairs to showcase student science projects in January and February 2015.Read Full Story »

 


For the latest news and calendar events, go to www.granburyisd.org. 

 

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